Traditional with a twist, every inch of this powder room in boutique hotel Noble + Proper exudes luxury from the monochromatic walls to the oversized checkerboard floor featuring 6x6 Ceramic Tile in Ivory and Red Rock.
This green bathroom was dreamed up by the folks over at West Elm. A baseboard of 8x8 Ceramic Tile in deep Sea Green leads to 4x4 Ceramic Tile in soft Rosemary, which features a stunning range of handmade color variations. A floor of 8x8s in clean white Feldspar finishes things off for a picture-perfect Scandi design.
As layered and cozy as your grandma’s favorite throw, Noble + Proper lodge’s kitchen is grandmillennial done right. A bold floor pattern of 8x8 Ceramic Tile in Vintage Leather and 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Ivory is perfectly complemented by the neutral backsplash of 4x4 Ivory Tile nestled between floral wallpaper.
It's all about the details in this bathroom by Sara Simon of Handsome Salt for Big Bear getaway Noble + Proper. 6x6 Ceramic Tile in warm white Ivory fills the floor and shower walls while 2x6s in Red Rock and matching Quarter Round Trim decorate the shower curb, walls, niche, and baseboard.
Hoopes Vineyard is well-versed in vintage reds, so it’s no surprise that they chose Star & Cross Tile in rich Red Rock to adorn their guest house bathroom floor. A complementing shower clad with 4x4 and 2x2 Ceramic Tile in soft pink Dawn rounds out this spa-like space in the heart of Napa Valley.
Step inside a kitchen that isn’t afraid to sprinkle in some color. A backsplash of 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Ivory is interspersed with Mustard Seed, Mandarin, Lemon Cream, and Desert Bloom for an elevated Tetris effect that’s guaranteed to make you smile.
Step inside a traditional bathroom with a pastel twist. Designer Kim Wolfe created an unconventional checkerboard floor thanks to Handpainted Squiggle Tile (from our collab with Block Shop Textiles!) in minty Plein Aire Motif, while 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Tumbleweed with 6x6 Cove Base Trim clads the wall as an attractive complementing wainscot.
A hint of purple does the trick in this modern bathroom. Designer Rae Rockwell used a combination of Glazed Thin Brick in Sedona in the shower and 6” Hexagon Tile in Evening Glow across the floor to subtly infuse this space with the allure of a desert sunset.
The Joshua Tree House took this homestead cabin from dreary to dreamy with the help of handmade hexagons. Across the floor, 8” Ceramic Hexagon Tile in Tumbleweed subtly echoes the look of the original stone fireplace while providing a cool base to walk on in the desert heat.
With a clear vision of what–and who–she was nurturing a space for, LaTonya Yvette transformed her colonial-style home into a retreat that emphasizes Black joy and rest. In the welcoming kitchen she brought her checkerboard floor dreams to life with 12x12 Ceramic Tile in Feldspar and Red Rock, while a timeless backsplash of 4x4 Ceramic Tile in Hunter Green grounds the natural brightness in this thoughtfully appointed space.
This Scandinavian-inspired rental home features sustainably made products from California makers Fireclay Tile and RAD Furniture throughout. A softly gridded backsplash of 3x3 Ceramic Tile in Daisy is complemented by Norman Brick in Saguaro laid in a double herringbone pattern across the floor of the kitchen, while the table and chairs by RAD keep the Scandi vibes going through the dining room.
A backsplash that pairs perfectly with any plant arrangement–just look at the four different examples shown here! Eliza Blank, founder of The Sill, chose 3x3 Mosaic Tile in Sand Dune for the kitchenette backsplash when she transformed an old barn into a lush and lovely retreat, and it’s a beautifully understated backdrop to show off the stunning indoor plants The Sill is known for.
Talk about a bathroom glow up! Designer Sam Ushiro of Aww Sam stayed true to her home’s original 1979 style with handpainted Harvest Tile in two custom colorways across the floor for a retro-modern patchwork effect, 4x4 Ceramic Tile in sunny Daffodil on the countertop, and Glass Tile in Egret Matte in the incredible sunken tub.
Come for the inviting design, stay for how the golden hour glow brings handmade tile to life. Sage green cabinets work perfectly with the backsplash clad in warm white Tusk, making every aspect of this modern craftsman kitchen radiate with charm.
Designer Laura Gummerman has us tickled pink with this bathroom makeover. A tub surround of 2x12 Glass Tile in soft blush Rosy Finch makes bathtime a dream, while 3x12 Ceramic Tile in matte white Calcite adds subtle visual interest in a herringbone pattern across the floor.
This modern kitchen gets the checkered treatment thanks to 3x3 Mosaic Tiles in Tusk and Dolomite, and the result is elevated eclectic that's both timeless and right on-trend. Even better? You can experience the checkerboard charm in person–this lodge is available to book on Airbnb.
This incredible transformation from garage to charming bungalow on HGTV’s Mash-up Our Home is all about bright harmony. Designers Kele Dobrinski and Christina Valencia of Colossus used 2x8 Ceramic Tile in warm white Tusk with an eye-catching peachy pop of Tumbleweed to create a classic backsplash with a twist-- blending the homeowners’ individual styles effortlessly.
Claire Thomas's Hollyhock Cabin won't just transport you to the alpine, but to another time altogether. This AirBnB-able cabin outside of Big Bear features a 1940's inspired kitchen with a plaid mosaic backsplash of 3x3 Ceramic Tile in Evening Glow, Kelp and Hunter Green and retro tile countertops that are roaring back into style.